Saving Luna: The True Story of a Lone Orca (2007)

Saving Luna: The True Story of a Lone Orca

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Saving Luna is the true story of Luna, a baby male orca who gets separated from his family in a remote Canadian fjord. When the friendly orca seeks companionship from people, he becomes beloved and feared. People can't figure out what to do. To native people, he's a chief's spirit. To boaters, he's a goofy friend. To conservationists, he's a cause. To scientists, he's trouble. To officials, he's a danger. To the filmmakers, he's a lovable streetkid whale. As conflict and tragedy stain the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary
Directed By: ,
Written By: Michael Parfit
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The real-life story of Luna -- the orphaned male orca that found itself abandoned in 2001 in B.C.'s Nootka Sound and opted for human company over finding its pod -- begs big-budget Hollywood treatment.

Full Review… | February 13, 2009
Toronto Star
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The film about an animal that doesn't respect boundaries has set none for itself.

Full Review… | December 8, 2008
Globe and Mail
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Extraordinary footage is the highlight of Saving Luna. It is truly mind-boggling to see and hear the Orca, an endearing creature whose playfulness is unexpected and surprisingly moving.

Full Review… | February 13, 2009
Jam! Movies

Whether you loved or hated the idea of an orca seeking human company, the story resonated across generational lines and tugged at something deeper, perhaps even primal, in the human psyche. Because directors Parfit and Chisholm explore this psycho-spiritu

Full Review… | December 10, 2008
Canwest News Service

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